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40124.8 SSE North Moreton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 13-0-18 (669 kg) in G. Mon. SU561895
40224.8 ESE Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, S Mary V, 8, 17-2-14 (895 kg) in E. Wed. SP741079
40324.9 SW Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5 U/R, 9 cwt (~460 kg) in A. Unringable. [website] SU098965
40424.9 NNE Newnham, Northamptonshire, S Michael & All Angels, 6, 13-0-1 (661 kg) in E. Tue 20:00. SP580597
40524.9 NE Cold Higham, Northamptonshire, S Luke (GF), 6, 8-0-21 (416 kg) in A♭. SP662535
40624.9 N Long Itchington, Warwickshire, Holy Trinity (T), 4 U/R, 8½ cwt (~430 kg) in A. Derelict; unringable; Hung for dead-rope ringing; truncated spire; tuning: 1,2,3♯,4 of 4. [website] SP411651
40725 WNW Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire, S Barbara, 6, 7-1-16 (376 kg) in A. Tue (3rd, 4th, 5th). [website] SO996377
40825 S Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels (GF), 3, 4-1-7 (219 kg) in C. SU373849
40925 NE Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, S Mary (GF), 8, 9-2-6 (485 kg) in G. Tue 20:00. SP702491
41025 SSW Stanton Fitzwarren, Wiltshire, S Leonard (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A♭. Unringable; ropes fall in a straight line; ropes fall in sequence: 1,3,2; tuning: 1,3,4 of 4. SU178901
41125.1 E Oving, Buckinghamshire, All Saints (GF), 3, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Tuning: 1-3 of 4. SP782213
41225.2 NW Norton, Worcestershire, S Egwin (GF), 8, 12-3-26 (660 kg) in F♯. [website] SP041477
41325.2 N Offchurch, Warwickshire, S Gregory, 6, 13-3-26 (710 kg) in E. Wed. [website] SP358656
41425.3 SE Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire, S Bartholomew (GF), 6, 8-2-18 (440 kg) in B♭. SU653950
41525.3 SSE Chilton, Oxfordshire, All Saints (T), 6, 7-2-3 (382 kg) in A. PN shared: Chilton; Harwell. Mon (2nd, 4th). [website] SU489859
41625.3 ESE Towersey, Oxfordshire, S Catherine, 4, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in A. Wed. [website] SP735052
41725.3 N Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, All Saints, 8, 12-3-16 (655 kg) in G. Mon. [website] SP319654
41825.4 W Prestbury, Gloucestershire, S Mary (S), 8, 12-1-22 (632 kg) in F♯. Tue. [website] SO969239
41925.4 ENE Beachampton, Buckinghamshire, Assumption of BVM (GF), 5, 8-0-27 (419 kg) in A♭. Mon. SP770370
42025.4 SW Latton, Wiltshire, S John Bapt, 5, 9¼ cwt (~470 kg) in G♯. Anticlockwise. SU093957
42125.4 NNW Warwick, Warwickshire, S Nicholas (T), 8, 15-2-20 (797 kg) in F. PN shared: S Mary; S Nicholas. Wed (2nd, 4th: check re 5th). [website] SP286649
42225.4 SE Benson, Oxfordshire, S Helen (T), 8, 14-1-22 (734 kg) in F♯. Wed. SU614916
42325.5 NNW Warwick, Warwickshire, S Mary, 10, 24-3-20 (1266 kg) in D. PN shared: S Mary; S Nicholas. Wed (1st, 3rd: check re 5th). [website] SP281649
42425.5 N Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, S Peter Ap (RC), 8, 16-0-4 (815 kg) in F. Tuned to old concert pitch (A=454Hz). [website] SP316656
42525.5 SSW Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire, S Leonard (T), 8, 5-1-15 (274 kg) in B♭. Mon (1st, 3rd, 5th). SU152907
42625.5 ESE Dinton, Buckinghamshire, S Peter & S Paul (T), 6, 15-2-11 (792 kg) in E. Anticlockwise. SP766110
42725.6 NE Pattishall, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (GF;T), 6, 11-2-24 (595 kg) in G. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Mon. SP671542
42825.6 SW Preston, Gloucestershire, All Saints (GF), 5, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B♭. Mon. [website] SP043008
42925.7 SSW South Marston, Wiltshire, S Mary Magd (GF), 6, 12-2-14 (641 kg) in F♯. Only limited ringing allowed following issues with the tenor headstock; PN shared with Stratton St Margaret. SU195879
43025.7 E Little Horwood, Buckinghamshire, S Nicholas, 5, 9-2-22 (493 kg) in G. Future plans: to be augmented to 6; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way; county books / pNBR info discrepant. SP790308
43125.8 NE Tiffield, Northamptonshire, S John Bapt (GF), 3 U/R, 7 cwt (~360 kg) in B♭. Unringable. SP699516
43225.8 WNW Beckford, Worcestershire, S John Bapt, 6, 13-3-0 (699 kg) in F. Tue (1st, 2nd). [website] SO976358
43325.8 W Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, S Mary, 8, 17-0-13 (870 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SO964204
43425.9 NE Church Stowe, Northamptonshire, S Michael (GF), 5 U/R, 13-3-12 (704 kg) in G. Unringable; ringing discontinued while restoration work under way. SP638576
43525.9 SSW Ashbury, Oxfordshire, S Mary V, 6, 13½ cwt (~690 kg) in F♯. PN alternates with Bishopstone; anticlockwise. Thu (1st, 3rd). SU265849
43626 W Bishop's Cleeve, Gloucestershire, S Michael & All Angels (T), 8, 19-2-21 (1000 kg) in E♭. Wed. [website] SO960277
43726.1 W Woolstone, Gloucestershire, S Martin of Tours (GF), 6, 4-3-8 (245 kg) in D. Sat (3rd). [website] SO961302
43826.1 SSE Blewbury, Oxfordshire, S Michael & All Angels, 8, 19-0-13 (971 kg) in E. Tower notice(s) / pNBR info discrepant. Fri. SU531859
43926.2 ENE Alderton, Northamptonshire, S Margaret (GF), 5, 7-2-23 (391 kg) in G♯. SP740469
44026.2 SW Cricklade, Wiltshire, S Sampson (GF), 6, 12-0-27 (622 kg) in F. Anticlockwise; long draught c. 65ft of rope; rung from chancel. Wed. [website] SU099935
44126.2 E Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, S Swithun, 6, 12-1-24 (633 kg) in F. SP800272
44226.2 NNE Daventry, Northamptonshire, Holy Cross (T), 10, 18-3-11 (958 kg) in E♭. Tue. [website] SP574625
44326.3 WSW Coberley, Gloucestershire, S Giles (GF), 3 U/R, 6 cwt (~300 kg) in B. Unringable. SO965158
44426.3 ENE Potterspury, Northamptonshire, S Nicholas (GF), 6, 13-0-4 (662 kg) in E. SP761432
44526.3 NW Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire, S John Bapt, 6, 14-0-14 (718 kg) in F. PN shared: Salford Priors(1st); Aston Cantlow(exc 1st). Wed (exc 1st). [website] SP137598
44626.3 WSW Cirencester, Gloucestershire, S John Bapt (S), 12, 27-1-16 (1392 kg) in C♯. Also hung for ringing: 6♭. [website] SP023020
44726.3 SSE Wallingford, Oxfordshire, S Mary le More, 10, 18-3-26 (964 kg) in E♭. Thu. SU606893
44826.3 ESE Stone, Buckinghamshire, S John Bapt, 6 U/R, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F♯. Unringable. SP783122
44926.3 NNE Dodford, Northamptonshire, S Mary V (GF), 6, 13 cwt (~660 kg) in F. One bell (or more) cracked or broken. SP612605
45026.4 SW Siddington, Gloucestershire, S Peter, 6, 7¼ cwt (~370 kg) in B♭. Thu. [website] SP034001